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3221 North Sacramento Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618

(773) 534-5262
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November 14, 2014
Linne is a wonderful and awesome school. I have two children that in my opinion are receiving a challenging and well balanced education. This is truly the hidden gem of the Chicago Public Schools. My son has violin, culinary, and a number of opportunities to get involved in the fine arts. My daughter has learned so much not just about academics but about nutrition and health. She is enrolled in the 55 alive program led by former Bear Otis Wilson and participates in exercise, sports, martial arts, and dance. This happens every single day after-school from 3 to 6 p.m. and it's all FREE. This year the school gave away FREE backpacks, schools supplies, and for halloween all the kids who attended the school's Fall Fest received a huge FREE pumpkin. The teachers are friendly and very involved. The Principal and Vice-Principal are very responsive are really doing an outstanding job! When you consider what other schools offer, you are getting a bargain by attending this public school that behaves more like a $20,000 a year private school. I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2014
My school is the best Chicago Public School I have ever worked in (5 schools in 9 years). It is filled with energetic kids that care about their education. They are concerned with their performance, want good grades, and respond to positive reinforcement well. This school offeres students a full complement of the arts. It has a full time art and music teacher. It boosts more technology than most Chicago Public Schools and the technology teacher was voted as the "technolgy instructor to watch" in 2013/2014. The school partners with many organizations to bring innovative programs both during the school day and after school. The students at Linne experience culinary classes, an after school drama program that is growing in scope and quality, violin, ballet, dancing, guitar, ceramics and innovative enrichment classes at the middle school level developed out of the students interests. The school has very little behavioral issues and focuses on having high behavior expectations for all students using a positive behavior incentive system involving lots of modeling and teaching of social norms. We also boast one of the cities few true bilingual education programs. Linne is great!

- submitted by a teacher
September 01, 2014
SO this school is really out of control needs to improve a lot time to get rid of the problems starting with an uncooperative staff members teachers do not the kids with learning disabilities The gifted kids learn like regular sixth grade nothing special just more homework really. Fighting why to much in this school and the parents are so out of touch with reality . awesome principal horrible staff and little respect for the school by the kids

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2014
Linne is a school on the move, students get a great education as well as the taste of the arts, students at Linne get to experience tap, jazz dance violin, guitar, photography, ballet as well as culinary. In the year 2014-2015 Linne students at Linne will experience and learn the ins and outs of bring a Mariachis band. Linne students are taught by deadacated, highly educated and teachers willing to go the extra mile for all it's students. The wellness committee earned a gold medal for the school for its decation to the students health and wellness. We invite you to come visit with us.

- submitted by a community member
December 07, 2013
I love Linne school and I am one of their biggest advocates. As a former student and a parent of two children that attended Linne I can t express how grateful I am to the principal, teachers and support staff for giving my children an excellent education. The teachers are amazing, committed, easily accessible and available to answer questions and the school strongly encourages parent involvement. Both of my children have received an excellent education and I would recommend this school to everyone.

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2013
This school in my opinion, is probably becoming more worse by the second. Last year teachers with high expectations got fired because low scores. Not because of how they taught but the opinions of the principal and lack of effort from children. Now all that I see is disgusting food, dirty floors, and fights. The staff start to change attitudes when parents are around(children tell me.) Parents should be more alert with schools like these. Linne has got to step it up, there are better schools in the city! They may have added programs but the teachers are the main reason children have lack of effort! Last thing is my child always comes in with so much to do whether test study, tons on homework or projects! I would like to have a break and talk to my child NOT about school but life. This school sucks the kids life out. Linne use to be a grand school when my last children went here.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2013
Love my child's KinderGarten Teacher and the Principal of this school, my son started Reading !!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2012
As a prior parent and community member, Linne has a lot of programs that weren't available when my children went here now they offer programs for the parents, students and community. Linne is a great neighborhood school something most parents are look for. The teachers and staff at Linne strive to making sure the students are held to the highest standards. CPS should use Linne as a model for all neighborhood schools.

- submitted by a community member
June 23, 2011
Lots has changed since the Mr. Giglio days! Some of these comments are from 2005! Come inside while kids are inside and see for yourself how the 'good 'ol days' are gone but never forgotten!

- submitted by a teacher
June 21, 2011
I believe Linne is the best elementary school I have worked in! Most of the teachers are hard working, caring, and respectful. May the new principal, whomever it may be, treat all teachers equally and follow protocol whenever incidences do arise.

- submitted by a teacher
June 21, 2011
I believe Linne is the best elementary school I have worked in! Most of the teachers are hard working, caring, and respectful. May the new principal, whomever it may be, treat all teachers equally and follow protocol whenever incidences do arise.

- submitted by a teacher
May 23, 2011
I was a former student at linne and i think this school was very good. I don't have any complaints all the programs at this school are great the teachers are very understanding and they help with work if you need more help. The teachers are very caring for the students. I am proud to say i have gone to this school.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 12, 2007
I think Linne is an excellent school and they offer good programs for gifted kids.

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2006
I've been a parent at Linne for the past 14yrs. My girls have attended there since they were in Pre-k. Overall, Linne is a wonderful school with a principal and teachers who care very much for the education of every child. Sure, there will be those students and parents who will not be too happy with the discipline and teachings at Linne; but these are the students/parents who like to do their own thing and not follow the rules. They prefer to put their personal feelings first rather than an educational aspect to better the students. These parents and students lack education and fundamental values of what a REAL education should consist of. Mr. Giglio is a very caring man who has always put the safety and education of the students first at Linne School, and sometimes this causes some bad vibes from students and parents. Overall, Linne is GREAT.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2006
This school is alright, to not point any teachers out, I as a student think that there's a teacher(s) that put down the students and that that teacher(s) accuse the students of something that's not even true, that's why I gave teacher quality a 3. I'm not saying that all the teachers are like that, but in junior high, that's how the teacher(s). Everything else is alright, the sports for 7th/8th, jean day, etc. In my opinion this school is an alright place. The pricipal and assistant principal, were really nice ppl to bad they are retiring.

- submitted by a student
November 10, 2005
My son has attended Linne since Pre-K. It is the only school he has attended. I feel they need more organization and more communication with parents. I don't know many teachers in the school and have came across very few who have went the extra mile to assist me in my concerns. By this I mean actually taking it in to their hands instead of passing me around. I have been in that situation alot. It would seem to me that it is your place of buisness and you would know what is going on in your school and where a parent can find the right sources. I just hope Linne will get organized and understand from a parent's point of view that it is very important to keep things together so kids do not fall through the holes.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2005
Linne definately needs more space. The children have no recess. Yeah they might get choice time but when the weather is nice they do need to be kids and have a little interaction on the playground.Way to many students per class. I don't understand the split classes , like 6/7th or 7/8th. There are some good teachers but for the most part my child has had some pretty questionalble teachers. My child is actually carrying books home he don't need for home work. Everyday back and forth. He says there is no room in his desk and the teacher does not allow them under the desk or on top. This is ridiculous. The backpack is very heavy. Linne for the classes that are switching....think about putting in lockers or something. One more thing the kids can not even use the closet.?

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2005
I believe that more parental involvement will improve the overall success of the students learning experience. Academic programs are statisfactory. Although children are invovled in music and art programs more sports programs should be geared to help children become well rounded individuals.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2005
i love this school very much there is gifted programs for kids. there are brand new dell computers and a laptop cart to weel into class rooms they have wireless acsses to the intenet and printing. the resons they dont have resses evey day is becase they have to earn it. if they have good attendence they get to play outside. they have very devoting teachers. they also have a speasial educated class for kids.the school has its very own newspaper. it has dances and fun activites for the kids to do they have pizza partys and ice cream partys. i for one love this school and would not go any were else.

- submitted by a student
March 05, 2005
I don't like this school I think that this school needs more space, more gym, more activities for their students. I also think that the school should give classrooms recess during the summer so that their students won't be in the hot school all day and get fresh air. I also think that they shouldn't give a teacher 34-42 students. how is one teacher going to teach that many children? that's why alot of kids aren't smart because that teachers don't take their time to help their students. The most that the school should give a teacher is 25 children and students should be limited because there are too many children in that school.

- submitted by a student
January 11, 2005
I think that this school isn't good and needs to get the resources they need to teach the children i know what I'm talking about. So my rating is a 2 and the gym classes need a better gymnastics teacher that will make children lose weight.

- submitted by a student
May 28, 2004
This is a great school. There are a variety of cultures the children interact with and learn about. The programs available are entertaining and keep the children happy. Afterschool activities are there for who ever wants to join. I have the greatest experience here at this school.

- submitted by a former student
August 26, 2003
Mr. Giglio is a very dedicated pricipal who will get the job done and won't settle for nothing other than a job well done. He cares very much about this school and has always taken the extra initiative to make sure the students come first.

- submitted by a parent

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Linne Elementary School
3221 North Sacramento Avenue, Chicago, IL  60618
(773) 534-5262
Last modified Linne Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Linne Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top